Emmy Red Carpet: The Best, The Worst And A Mad Men Fashion Surprise

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Word is, Lena Dumham is writing an HBO series based on 82 year old Betty Halbreich, Bergdorf’s legendary personal shopper. Obviously, Halbreich did not select this Prada number for Dunham, easily the worst dressed woman at the Emmy’s–maybe ever.c8bb0502-c499-45f6-9221-763337865594_lenadunham Best dressed honors in the bombshell division go to Sofia Vergaraffd8216a-7e19-4c27-a794-6a9f3c2a26eb_sofiavergara in Vera Wang.  And the “Why Miss Jones You’re Beautiful” award goes to Elisabethe0fe5b6a-a6d1-4afe-9288-85796fbfb228_January-Jones 00d44cbd-11d8-430f-b14e-2b9356cf941b_JessicaPare 8e096810-87f4-4890-b76a-b4fa6e75a7ee_Elisabeth-Moss b8c973a6-10d4-4cd3-bc44-448bff1feef2_KiernanShipka Moss, who in one of the rare and inexplicable fashion mis-steps on Mad Men is usually dressed like Lady Bird Johnson, wowed last night with a new blonde do and attitude. Christina Hendricks in Cristian Sirano was a little too Lillian Russel 937f01bd-fb30-4ee7-aa9c-cdd8a420a789_ChristinaHendricks for modern life.

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Mad Men Season 6 Returns April 7; Peggy Olson Will Be Back But Will She Still Have ‘Dear Abby’ Hair?

AMC’s Mad Men is back  for its 1358975328411.cachedsixth season on Sunday, April 7 at 9 p.m. with a two-hour premiere, the network announced today. (The Emmy Award–winning drama will settle into its regular time at 10 p.m. ET/PT the following week, with an episode directed by series star Jon Hamm.)

Peggy Olson is also back.Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson. peggy-590-khz81610 18abby-articleLarge dearabby.jpg.CROP.article250-medium The perfection of the period details for both sets and Mad-Men-Drapers-Office-1 Mad-Men-Drapers-Office-9 Mad-Men-Roger-Sterling-officecostumes are essential to the mid-century time and place retro realism of the show. But as the narrative shifts from a 50’s sensibility to the mad, mad mod world of the 60’s, will Peggy’s hair move with it?  I mean literally move as in the loose, natural hair of the era.  0423-peggy-olson_obI’ve always been puzzled by her stiff, Aquanet-secured do in prissy defiance of  the hair fashion of the young. Will she continue to have an Ann Landers/ Dear Abby do? Abby aka Pauline Phillips died recently at 94 and obit pictures reminded me a bit too much  of Ms. Olson’s helmet head coiffure.